Last week I threw a little get-together party at the park. I cooked 5 authentic Indonesian dishes: Paradise salad with peanut sauce and topped with prawn crackers, Spicy beef in coconut gravy, yellow rice, fried scrambled eggs and Sweet spicy BBQ chicken. It was a lot of work but well-worth it. When it come to dessert, I couldn’t decide what to make. So many choices to choose from. At last, I decided to make ‘Tropicana Tres Leches’ on the go. I modified the original recipe as always to make it more island flavor.
For the milk sauce, combined the following ingredients and whisk by hand:
1 Cup of evaporated milk
1/2 Cup of sweetened condensed milk. I think 1 Cup is way too much and too sweet.
1 Cup of whipped cream or whole milk
You may add a pinch of cinnamon powder if you like.
Poke many holes on the cupcakes and pour the milk sauce.
Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. If you have extra sauce at this point, pour some more… you’ll thank me after you taste the cake 🙂
Top with whipped vanilla frosting, whipped cream or frozen whipping cream. I will top it with ice cream if I have it at that moment.
I sprinkled some tropical fruits: mango and kiwi in between the cupcake and the whipped cream for a sweet surprise.
|Looks like packaging from Starbuck.|
I called mine ‘Tropicana Tres Leches’ on the go because I put the cake in a cup. You can grab it and take it to go.
Anyway, the get-together was fun and we finished all the dessert.
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